Also called Arctic Brome
Suitable Substitutions for Bromus kalmii
More About Bromus kalmii
- Clumps of dark green stems holding either arching leaves or seeds
- Seed stems produce silvery pendulous seeds late spring
- Bloom Time: June to August
- Flower Height: 80 cm
- Foliage Height: 30 cm
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Prairie Brome Growing and Maintenance Tips
Prairie brome grows best in full sun, in a moist to dry soil, tolerating higher than average pH. It is easy to grow, but sometimes short-lived. Prune down to the ground in late winter.
Bromus kalmii Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
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